Daniel Kahn Gillmor <d...@fifthhorseman.net> writes: > [ Unknown signature status ] > Hi all-- > > sorry for the late followup on this thread: > > On Mon 2017-01-16 14:16:28 -0500, Werner Koch wrote: >> On Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:39, gn...@jelmail.com said: >>> Just experimenting in a sandbox homedir, I noticed that the homedir path >>> needs to be below a certain size. >> >> That is because on most Unix systems the file name for local socket is >> limited in size. Local sockets are used for communication between the >> components (e.g. gpg and gpg-agent).
That is still wrong. The length of the path of the socket is not limited in any way, the length of the path passed to connect is. I still believe we could have/should have made it just work with any home directory. Justus
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